The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man

Broadway
Play
Original
SYNOPSIS: The life of John Merrick, intensely disfigured by a rare disease, who was rescued from a life as a carnival freak by a kindly doctor and patronized by actresses and royalty, is dramatized by Bernard Pomerance.
People (137)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1979 Outstanding Actor in a Play Winner
1979 Outstanding Actress in a Play Nominee
1979 Outstanding Costume Design Nominee
1979 Outstanding Director of a Play Winner
1979 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Nominee
1979 Outstanding Lighting Design Nominee
1979 Outstanding New Play Winner
New York Drama Critics' Circle
1979 Best Play Winner
Outer Critics Circle
1979 Outstanding Director of a Play Winner
1979 Outstanding New Broadway Play Winner
1979 Outstanding Performance Winner
1979 Special Award Winner
Theatre World Awards
1979 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1979 Best Actor in a Play Nominee
1979 Best Actress in a Play Winner
1979 Best Direction of a Play Winner
1979 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1979 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1979 Play Winner
1979 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Nominee

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